Take a closer look at the Bridger Leather Down Jacket.
The frosty gondola doors open, beginning their morning rounds as you arrive. There's no time wasted embarking on your alpine adventure. High upon the panoramic ridge, you plot your course, traversing and descending your way back towards the base, back towards the roaring fire that awaits in the lodge. There too, awaits your Bridger. Genuine lambskin leather meets warm down feathers in one eye-catching jacket defined by unparalleled comfort and style. On any mountain in any range, the Bridger Leather Down Jacket is built to keep you feeling as good as it looks from first tracks to apres.
High-end without being flashy, the ruggedness of this leather down jacket includes details like an interior left-side chest pocket and antique brass finishing on the zipper front closure and zippered hand pockets. The 100% genuine lambskin leather feels as good as it looks, and the down insulation provides the warmth you need along with durable 100% polyester lining. This leather down jacket runs true to size, but check the sizing guide to be sure.
Want to read more about the benefits of soft leather like lambskin? Lambskin is an exceptionally wearable and soft leather. Its natural, lightweight layers give it a distinctive, velvety texture. Even though lambskin leather is thin and lightweight, it still does a good job of keeping out the cold, making it an ideal material for a leather down jacket. Because of its delicate structure, lambskin is treated less harshly in production than cowhide and requires more hand manipulation. This often results in lambskin being more expensive than cowhide, which is why it’s generally reserved for premium leather products like our Bridger Leather Down Jacket.
Shopping online, as most of us do nowadays, you’ll want to know your measurements to help ensure a great fit. The sketch below shows where to take measurements to compare to clothing you already own. Keep in mind, however, those measurements will only be helpful if taken correctly. Tip: don’t let the measuring tape hang loose when you’re measuring, but avoid pulling the tape excessively tight. Here’s how to get accurate measurements:
Length: Measure from the bottom of the collar to the waist seam.
Shoulders: Measure between the top of the sleeve seams.
Chest: Measure the entire circumference of your chest. Begin with one end of the measuring tape 1 inch below the armhole at the fullest part of your chest. Then, keeping the tape level, wrap it around (under your armpits, around your shoulder blades, and back to the front) to get the measurement.
Sleeve: Accurately measuring sleeve length is tough to do yourself, so ask someone to help with this. Beginning with one end of the tape at the top of your arm, then down to your wrist. This entire length is your arm-length measurement.
Do the same rules apply to how a jacket should fit as to other jackets or outerwear? Not necessarily. Read on for details.
Leather will stretch over time, so you never want to start with a leather jacket that is too big. But that doesn’t mean you want a jacket that’s too small! It’s also essential to allow room for layers under your leather jacket. Here are a few specific tips for finding a leather jacket that fits just right:
Chest: Leather jackets ought to fit more snugly through the chest than a regular overcoat, but consider the types of layers you may want to wear underneath. If you live in a warm climate and will be layering over light clothing such as a dress shirt or t-shirt, we recommend adding 2-3 inches to your measured chest size. If you live in a colder climate and layering over heavier clothing such as sweaters, we recommend adding 3-4 inches to your chest size. If you land between sizes, we recommend sizing up to the next size available. Tip: you should be able to comfortably zip or button your leather jacket all the way up, even if you plan to wear it open.
Shoulders: Suit coat rules do not apply to leather jackets, so it's okay if the shoulder comes down your arm a few inches. However, even though the leather will give over time if the shoulder seam is higher than your shoulder, the jacket is too small.
Waist: The bottom of your leather jacket should not reach below the bottom of your belt/top of your thigh. This is likely shorter than other overcoats you've owned, but a leather jacket that hangs well below the belt is too big unless you're wearing a long leather trench coat.
Sleeve Length: The proper sleeve length on a leather jacket is consistent with pretty much any jacket: sleeves should end at your wrist.
In addition to our size charts, please click on our new app that asks a few personal questions about you to help with your size choice:
If you receive your purchase and need to exchange it for a different size, we now provide prepaid shipping labels on all exchange requests.
|Fit Advice||Updated 2023. Jacket sizing may vary depending on color, style and material of each jacket. Please refer to individual size charts and fit advice tab.|
|Origin||Made in India|
|2023 Bridger Leather Down Jacket, Light Brown|
|Body Chest Size||38-40"||40-42"||42-44"||44-46"||46-48"||50-52"|
|Jacket Chest Size||45 1/2"||47 1/2"||49 1/2"||51 1/2"||53 1/2"||55 1/2"|
|Shoulder to Shoulder||18 1/2"||19"||19 1/2"||20"||20 1/2"||21"|
|25"||25 1/2"||26"||26 1/2"||27"||27"|
|Jacket Back Length
|25"||25 1/2"||26"||27"||27 1/2"||27 1/2"|
Take a closer look at the Bridger Leather Down Jacket.
It’s safe to say you will be plenty warm when the sun dips low and the wild calls you to wander.
Timeless leather combineswith the classic puffer for a style that's synonymous with adventure.